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usurp
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The Taming of the Shrew
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  • I know the boy will well usurp the grace, voice, gait, and action, of a gentlewoman

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  • Henry IV usurped the throne from Richard II while the latter was fighting in Ireland.
  • I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.
    James Madison

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